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Living Cities is a collaborative of 19 of the world’s largest foundations and financial institutions working to close racial income and wealth gaps in American cities.
We use our vast network to connect with leaders across the public, private and philanthropic sectors to embed anti-racist policies and practices in institutions. Together, we work to tackle the root causes of systemic inequity in U.S. cities and undo the legacy of racism in our communities.
After three decades of both place-based and people-based work, we believe that all people in U.S. cities can be economically secure; building wealth; and living abundant, dignified, and connected lives. Learn About Us
At Living Cities, we believe learning is a continual process. That’s why we maintain a robust library of resources and are committed to sharing tools that are useful to changemakers at all levels and in all sectors. Take a look.
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We have worked alongside our Board to understand the effects of racial inequity, as it relates to our work and how we can best leverage our collective power to eliminate gaps, and are becoming increasingly aligned and focused toward our…
Jeff Ferguson Associate Director, Living Cities
Tynesia Boyea-Robinson Chief Impact Officer, Living Cities
Celeste Richie Director, Third Sector Capital Partners
Emilia Wiener Lead Director, Portfolio Management,, AXA Equitable
John Cruz, MUP Data Management Coordinator, Rise Community Development (Rise)
Margery Turner Senior Vice President for Program Planning and Management, Urban Institute
Tim McNaught MPA/ID Candidate, The Harvard Kennedy School
Tiffany Eng Associate, Investor Management & Loan Servicing, Living Cities